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Mary McCarthy : a life

Author: Carol W Gelderman
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An account of the author's life and achievements. Her books include "The Group" and "Memories of a Catholic Girlhood.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Mary McCarthy; Mary Therese McCarthy; Mary McCarthy; Mary (Schriftstellerin McCarthy; Mary McCarthy
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol W Gelderman
ISBN: 0312005652 9780312005658 0312034822 9780312034825
OCLC Number: 16866339
Description: xvi, 430 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part One --
Forbears (1821-1912) --
Parents (1912-1918) --
Orphans (1918-1923) --
Caesar and Catiline (1923-1929) --
Part Two --
Vassar (1929-1933) --
Harold Johnsrud (1933-1936) --
Part Three --
The P.R. Boys (1936-1937) --
Edmund Wilson (1937-1939) --
Wellfleet (1940-`945) --
Part Four --
A dividing line (1945) --
Academe (1945-1946) --
Realists and idealists (12947-1949) --
Part Five --
Portsmouth (1949-1952) --
Wellfleet revisited (1952-1955) --
Venice observed (1955-1956) --
Florence and a villa (1956-1959) --
Part Six --
Coup de Foudre (1960-1962) --
Bestseller (1963) --
Stepmother (1963-1966) --
Vietnam (1966-1973) --
Domestic virtues (1970-1972) --
Lives of the mind (1972-1979) --
"including 'and' and 'the' --
(1980-1984) --
Looking backwards (The 1980s).
Responsibility: Carol Gelderman.

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An account of the author's life and achievements. Her books include "The Group" and "Memories of a Catholic Girlhood.

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